I have designed number of reports using Power BI desktop and uploaded them on PowerBI portal. My most of the reports have charts having drill-down feature. They work seamlessly and quite well. However, whenever a user opens any report through the PowerBI site, the drill-down is disabled by default, and user has to manually enable drill-down (by clicking on "Turn on drill-down" button). How can I publish my reports with drill-down enabled by default?
I can confirm the behavior. It is impossible to save the status of the 'enable drill down' button in a report. Regardless of the status at save time, the functionality is always toggled off in reports accessed later.
This is confirmed in both the Desktop and Service report interfaces.
Make sure you send feedback through the feedback menu item about this behavior. Also feel free to submit it as an idea on this community site. Those are the official bug report and feature request media. The forum, while viewed by Microsoft employees is not the official avenue for these items. It's great to post here to share findings with other users, though, so thank you.
I know this is an old conversation, but came across it as i have the same frustration. For anyone else needing this functioanlity, there is an Idea you can vote on here: